PubliCalendar: Tough Guise, Seed Swap, and Eat for Equity

Today's picks for civic nerds.

01/24/2014 By Genie Leslie

Back Fence

Giving to Panhandlers

Are you helping who you think you’re helping?

11/01/2013 By Kathryn Robinson

On Other Blogs Today

On Other Blogs Today: Toxic Toys and a Tax Overhaul

Our daily roundup.

02/04/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Extra Fizz: Photo of the Day

Ringing the gong for King County's 2,736 unsheltered homeless.

01/25/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: It's Our Job to Make Some Noise

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: The Son of TOD; noise for the homeless; and a settlement with angry developers.

01/25/2013 By Morning Fizz

On Other Blogs

On Other Blogs Today: Racing, Caucusing, and Voting

Our daily roundup.

12/12/2012 By Erica C. Barnett


Wednesday Jolt: Lake City Residents Still Unhappy with Homeless

Lake City residents' arguments against new low-income housing are too over-the-top to be heard.

07/18/2012 By Afternoon Jolt

Morning Fizz

That Line of Reasoning

Thursday Edition. Caffeinated News & Gossip.

04/26/2012 By Josh Feit


As Homeless Advocates Denounce County's 10-Year Plan, Some Shelters Operate at 50% Capacity

As homeless advocates at SHARE/WHEEL denounce King County's Ten-Year Plan to End Homelessness, three of every ten available beds at the group's shelters have lain empty.

03/06/2012 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Siphoning Off Some Money

Thursday Edition. Caffeinated News & Gossip.

03/01/2012 By Morning Fizz


Homeless Count Up Slightly

The county's one-night count of the homeless shows more people are living outdoors than in 2011---eight years in to to the "ten-year plan to end homelessness." Image via

01/27/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

On Other Blogs

Times Columnist: Eating Outdoors OK For Those With Money, Not for Homeless

Seattle Times columnist reports on a proposal to eliminate the city's only outdoor meal site. Image via Operation Sack Lunch.

01/18/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

City Could Eliminate Outdoor Meal Program

The city plans to eliminate an outdoor meal program that serves more than 150,000 meals a year. Image via

01/11/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Council Proposes Amping Funding for Homeless Families

The city council proposes boosting funds for homeless families in the 2012 city budget. Image via MyNorthwest.

11/02/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

On Other Blogs

Real Change Director Tim Harris: "What Kind of Society Do We Want?"

Real Change director Tim Harris on Fox TV.

09/08/2011 By Josh Feit


Mayor, Council Want to Keep Homeless Shelter in Lake City

City officials propose keeping a homeless shelter in Lake City and allowing more tent cities at churches around the city.

05/12/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Godden Quotes Her Hairdresser

Thursday Edition (it's packed): Godden campaign kickoff; Inslee campaign rally; pro-tunnel contributions; McGinn calls in the police; Richard McIver in the hospital; and more.

04/28/2011 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

"The Governor Could Do That Tomorrow."

Thursday Edition: Seriously kids, this is a packed Fizz. We kinda want to nominate ourselves for a Morning Fizz Pulitzer for this one. McKenna on state employees; Licata on Chihuly; Carlyle on the "educational industrial complex;" Bagshaw on charter schoo

04/21/2011 By Morning Fizz


Council Suggests Alternatives to Sunny Jim Homeless Encampment

A skeptical city council suggests alternatives to the mayor's proposal to locate a tent city on industrial land in Georgetown.

04/18/2011 By Erica C. Barnett